Two bpv Huegel Partners honoured with Lexology Client Choice Awards 2022


21 November 2022. The prestigious Lexology Client Choice Awards were given in 2022 to only seven Austrian lawyers – two of them are partners at bpv Huegel.

Christian F. Schneider, Partner and Head of Public Economic Law at bpv Huegel, obtained the Client Choice Award in the category “Energy & Natural Resources”. Georg Rupprecht was awarded the prize in the category “Restructuring & Insolvency“.

The Client Choice Awards, which have been presented by the International Law Office together with Lexology since 2005, honour lawyers around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. The criteria for this recognition focus on the ability to add real value to the clients’ business above and beyond the other players in the market. Nominations can only be made by in-house counsels.

The prize I was awarded is a very special recognition for my work since it confirms the particular confidence my clients have in me” Christian F. Schneider is delighted.

And Georg Rupprecht points out: “I am very pleased to obtain that distinction. It demonstrates to me that my clients are continuously satisfied with my work.

For both lawyers, it is not the first Client Choice Award in the said categories: Christian F. Schneider was honoured the second time after 2020, and Georg Rupprecht was already awarded the prize the third time after 2019 and 2021.


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